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Conflit d'intérêt économique entre avocats et clients : la questions des honoraires

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In the line of the agency question, the lawyer/client relationship cannot escape the risk of conflict of interests. This text broadly redefines the nature of this conflict, and links it to an important source of tension, i.e. fees. We study three types of billing : contingency fees, hourly, and alternative billing. Besides billing structures, we examine their influence on this latent conflict, and propose a few ways of managing and preventing tensions.

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Paper provided by ESSEC Research Center, ESSEC Business School in its series ESSEC Working Papers with number DR 03006.

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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2003
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Handle: RePEc:ebg:essewp:dr-03006

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Keywords: Agency question; Principal/agent tension; Lawyer; Conflict of interests; Tension management; Billing structure; Contingency fees; Hourly billing; Alternative billing;

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